About the BookEver since Victoria Franken brought her slime to life she and Goop have been great friends, but after realizing on Valentine's Day that while she had many friends, Goop only had her, she tries to create a new slime friend for him.
A young slime scientist's efforts to make a Valentine's Day friend for her slime explode in Valenslime, aclever and funny picture book companion to Joy Keller and Ashley Belote's Frankenslime.Victoria Franken, slime scientist, loved her slime. And her slime loved her back. Ever since the dark and stormy night when Victoria Franken brought her slime to life, she and Goop have been great friends, but when Valentine's Day rolls around, Victoria comes to the horrifying realization that while she had many friends, Goop only had her. The only solution is for her to make him a new friend. But when Victoria gets bored waiting for lightning to strike twice, things get a bit out of control!
This title is great for group read-alouds or independent reading. The story is entertaining, and kids are sure to get a kick out of the detailed illustrations... Highly recommended for all picture book collections. -- School Library Journal, starred review
About the Author
Joy Keller is the author of several children's books, including Frankenslime, Fungus Is Among Us!, and Monster Trucks. When she isn't writing stories or studying weird science, she can be found teaching writing and science to elementary students. She lives in New York with her husband, kids, and lots of cats.Ashley Belote is an independent illustrator living and working in Davidson, North Carolina. She has a background in traditional animation under the direction of Don Bluth. She earned her BA from Alderson Broaddus University and her MA in arts administration from the University of Kentucky. Her graduate study included a children's literature and illustration course through Simmons College.